At its best, Schnabel's film immerses us in van Gogh's occasionally scattered perspective. It succeeds at doing what some biopics don't accomplish: giving us a glimpse into the process of a true artist at work.
The sequel to Disney's smash hit "Wreck-It Ralph" is a simple, heartfelt story about remaining true to oneself, and what happens when the video arcade where its characters reside finally gets a wifi router.
The newest version of the classic tale never truly makes a convincing case for its existence, but well, here it is anyway.
The long road ahead
Aiming to be crowd-pleaser, the film's familiar odd-couple, “we can solve racism if we just learn to understand each other” narrative traffics in safe, comforting answers to the serious issues it seeks to tackle.
Based on a 2016 memoir by writer Garrard Conley, "Boy Erased" details the author's experiences being sent to gay conversion therapy after being forcibly outed to his conservative family.
On a certain level, the story "Wildlife" tells is not an
unfamiliar one, but it's a tender and quietly powerful character study filled with understated emotion and incisive empathy.
The new avengers
Tense, thrilling, and smartly directed, "Widows" is a heist movie that proves popcorn entertainment doesn't have to sacrifice a bit of intelligence or artistry.